Player of the week: Kasey Ford

By: Richard Davenport
Published: Friday, April 4, 2014
Kasey Ford
Kasey Ford

Name: Kasey Todd Ford

Nickname: Big Ford

Twitter name: @kc_ford12

School: Bentonville High School

Height: 6'6"

Weight: 240

Position:Football-Quartback Baseball-Pitcher

Class: 2016

Bench max: 195

Squat max: 275

40-yard dash: 5.0

Vertical: N/A

Number of years playing football: 7, started in 3rd grade

Schools showing interest:

U of A, Kansas State, Alabama, MIZZOU, LSU, Georgia State, Texas A & M, UCLA, Florida State, Notre Dame, Auburn, Michigan, Texas, USC

I like Arkansas because: Close to my family, my church family and friends

Schools I've visited: Kansas State

In college, I plan to major in: Kinesiology or Biology

I like playing quarterback because: I like being the play caller

Best football moment: Winning 2013 AR state championship game

My favorite play: Long ball

Best player I've played against: Josh Frazier

Favorite high school team to play against: Fayetteville

Describe what football means to you in 20 words or fewer: Football is one of my greatest passions. No matter what kind of day I have, when I step out on the turf it is all football.

My ringtone on my cell is: Silent

Favorite NFL player: Payton Manning

Favorite NFL team: Kansas City Chiefs

Favorite music: Country

Favorite song: This is how we roll by Florida Georgia Line

Favorite book: Where the Red Fern Grows

Favorite movie: Gods Not Dead

Favorite TV show: Blue Mountain State

Favorite actor: Adam Sandler

Favorite actress: Drew Baremore

Favorite food: Chicken

Favorite class: Sciences

Dream Date: Anywhere with Sadie Robertson

Hobbies: Fishing & Sports

The one thing I could not live without is: My Faith in God and my family

Role model: My older brother, Larry

Three words to describe me: Christian, loyal, hardworking

People would be surprised that I: That my real dad is not my biological dad. He came into my life when I was about 3. He married my mom when I was 8 and he adopted me immediately after. He is my real dad.

Ten years from now I'll be: 26. I hope to see myself playing professional sports, if that isn't possible I want to continue into sports medicine.


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